This creamy, veggie-packed pasta dish has a secret ingredient that you’re probably throwing away: the crumbs at the bottom of canisters of nuts, bags of chips,
Is your ice cream scoop looking more like an ice cream soup? While we all know that simply putting melted ice cream in the freezer will never return it to its
Previously, we wrote about some sweet ways to use up stray egg whites. But what if you have the opposite problem? What if you're in the midst of preparing a
One place I like to look for Thanksgiving inspiration is my freezer. First, if I have something that's been hanging around unused, well it might just be the
Salads are great vehicles for using up odds and ends; you rarely need exact volumes of foods, you usually don't need heat and it's easy to adjust based on what
Back in college a friend of mine once found himself stuck in his apartment with his roommates. The remnants of a hurricane raged outside. The power was out.
While you probably maintain a sourdough starter in your fridge for use in the long, long process of sourdough bread making, sometimes you need to find a use for
Lots of recipes call for only egg yolks, which can leave you awkwardly contemplating what to do with the gloopy leftover egg white. Don't worry, we got more
Are you finding your bread to be rather, well, square? So much so that it's gone stale and you're just not sure what to do with it anymore? We have some ideas
Carrot greens are edible and versatile -- don't toss them! After a good cleaning, they'll blend well into just about any sauce or dip you can dream up. You can
More fun with pickle juice! We've previously shared ideas for repurposing the brine in bread, dips and salads. Now it's back again to show off its skills as a
Soups are pros when it comes to gracefully transforming odds and ends into dinner. We've collected five recipes from popular food blogs that demonstrate just
Beet greens are edible, delicious greens! They have some of the earthy flavor of beets themselves, along with a leafy texture that's sturdier than spinach, but
A sourdough starter is a wonderful, living, growing, breathing, bread-giving thing. But as every parent of a starter knows, sometimes you need to trim and
One of the easiest and fastest ways to make the most of your pickle juice is pouring it over your salad. Treat pickle juice like the vinegar in a standard
We've previously written about how to candy citrus peels. It's an easy, delicious, low-waste and extraordinarily inexpensive way to make a fancy treat.